Press Releases


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Safe Haven…

This episode – Safe Haven – features three patients brought to St George’s during one 24 hour period.

4 Jul 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E Channel 4 documentary series Emergency Department


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Live for Today…

This episode – Live for Today – looks at how a single event can have a life changing effect on the people who live through it.

27 Jun 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Deparment resus


Quadruplets born at St George’s for first time in 13 years

A team of more than 30 people, led by Dr Asma Khalil, delivered quadruplets for the first time in 13 years at St George’s last week.

27 Jun 2018 | Tags: Consultant Obstetrician identical twins multiple birth multiple pregnancy quadruplets twins


Paralysed footballer sets sights on new sporting ambition

Chris Keogh, 27, required emergency surgery after dislocating his neck playing football. He’s now set a ‘positive list’ to act as a starting point to his new life.

25 Jun 2018 | Tags: neurosurgeon neurosurgery


St George’s duo win prestigious Neuroradiology award

Dr Shah Islam, Radiology Registrar, and Dr Declan Johnson, Consultant Neuroradiologist, have been awarded the Cornelius G Dyke Memorial Award.

20 Jun 2018


Professor Heather Jarman shortlisted in prestigious nursing awards

Professor Heather Jarman, Consultant Nurse for Emergency Care at St George’s, has been announced as a finalist in the 2018 RCNi Nurse Awards.

19 Jun 2018 | Tags: award ED Emergency Care Emergency Department Emergency Nurse nursing


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: The Good Fight…

This episode – The Good Fight – features three patients brought to St George’s during one 24 hour period.

13 Jun 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department


Our Urology department recognised as a European Robotic training centre

St George’s Hospital Urology department has been recognised by the European Robotic Urology Society as a host training centre.

12 Jun 2018


Find out why St George’s is a great place to start your nursing career at our Open Day

We’re recruiting Band 5 nurses across St George’s for many different services.

6 Jun 2018


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Liberation Day…

The RTS award-winning documentary series is back with its fifteenth series following patients treated in the same 24 hour period at St George’s in south west London. The hospital has one of the busiest A&E departments in Britain. It’s a place where stories of life, love and loss unfold every day. This episode – …

6 Jun 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e emergency Emergency Department trauma


Ground breaking HIV research undertaken at St George’s

Ground breaking new research shows that gay men reporting chemsex are five times more likely to have a new HIV diagnosis than other gay men. It’s also reported that they are nine times more likely to be diagnosed with Hepatitis C and four times more likely to be diagnosed with …

6 Jun 2018 | Tags: chemsex Courtyard Clinic HIV sexual health


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: The Underdogs…

Tonight’s episode (30 May) – The Underdogs – includes the stories of Tony, Alison and Harry filmed over 24 hours at St George’s. Tune in to Channel 4 at 9pm.

30 May 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department resus


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Born to be Wild…

Tonight’s episode – Born to be Wild – focuses on the chances people take in life and whether a gamble ever pays off.

23 May 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e ED Emergency Department resus


“It’s thanks to the amazing treatment I received that I’m still here today” Lorraine Kelly returns to St George’s to thank staff

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly celebrates NHS 70th birthday by returning to St George’s to thank staff who treated her when she was admitted to St George’s in 2012 as a major trauma patient.

21 May 2018 | Tags: 70th birthday Emergency Department Gunning Ward Lorraine Kelly major trauma media NHS70 surgery


Cardiac team wins prestigious BMJ Award

Congratulations to the cardiac team for winning the Clinical Leadership Team of the Year award for the management of aortic aneurysm and aortic valve disease.

15 May 2018 | Tags: aortic aneurysm aortic surgery BMJ Award cardiac clinical leadership team of the year


New episode of 24 Hours in A&E: Every cloud…

Tune in to watch Every Cloud – Wednesday 16 May, 9pm, Channel 4 – which looks at how families pull together and find strength in testing times.

15 May 2018 | Tags: #24HrsAE 24 hours in A&E a&e Channel 4 ED Emergency Department


Major increase in clinical trial recruitment at St George’s

St George’s recruited over 6,000 patients to clinical trials during 2017/18 – an impressive 24% increase on the previous year.

4 May 2018


Statement on behalf of Ray Wilkins’ family

Statement on behalf of Ray Wilkins’ family It is with great sadness we announce that Raymond Colin Wilkins passed away this morning. We would like to thank St George’s staff for the amazing work they have done to care for our beloved Ray.  We would also like to say thank …

4 Apr 2018


Home therapies (including peritoneal dialysis) and renal transplant clinics to transfer to Courtyard Clinic building at St George’s on 9 April

The home therapies (including peritoneal dialysis) and renal transplant clinics will transfer to the Courtyard Clinic building at St George’s Hospital on 9 April.  The peritoneal dialysis clinic is currently provided out of Willow Annexe, and our renal transplant clinic is based in Atkinson Morley, both of which are also on the St George’s Hospital …

3 Apr 2018


UK first at St George’s saves life of mother and her unborn baby

Specialists at St George’s have operated on a woman to repair a life-threatening, large swelling in the artery supplying blood to her unborn baby.

27 Mar 2018